The table below looks at the statistics for GGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 440 439 436
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 9 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.068% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £36,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.71% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.29% -10.52%
GGSN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4658 4887 5382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.90% 20.79% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3487 3817 4311
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GGSN
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the South East region.

GGSN Salary Trend in the South East

GGSN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 9 £36,000 -17.71%
GGSN
England

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN.

1 23 (82.14%) Telecoms
2 22 (78.57%) SGSN
3 14 (50.00%) Wireless
4 12 (42.86%) 3GPP
4 12 (42.86%) 3G
5 11 (39.29%) GPRS
5 11 (39.29%) GSM
5 11 (39.29%) LTE
6 10 (35.71%) WCDMA
7 9 (32.14%) SIGTRAN
8 8 (28.57%) UNIX
8 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 8 (28.57%) MGW
9 7 (25.00%) Sybase
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (21.43%) VPN
10 6 (21.43%) SS7
10 6 (21.43%) Broadband
10 6 (21.43%) Linux
10 6 (21.43%) UMTS
10 6 (21.43%) VLAN
10 6 (21.43%) 2.5G
10 6 (21.43%) Internet
10 6 (21.43%) Firewall
10 6 (21.43%) Huawei
11 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
11 5 (17.86%) Validation
11 5 (17.86%) LAN
11 5 (17.86%) C
11 5 (17.86%) Ericsson

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) SGSN
2 14 (50.00%) Wireless
3 12 (42.86%) 3GPP
3 12 (42.86%) 3G
4 11 (39.29%) GPRS
4 11 (39.29%) GSM
4 11 (39.29%) LTE
5 10 (35.71%) WCDMA
6 9 (32.14%) SIGTRAN
7 8 (28.57%) MGW
8 6 (21.43%) VPN
8 6 (21.43%) SS7
8 6 (21.43%) Broadband
8 6 (21.43%) UMTS
8 6 (21.43%) VLAN
8 6 (21.43%) 2.5G
8 6 (21.43%) Internet
8 6 (21.43%) Firewall
9 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 4 (14.29%) DMZ
General
1 23 (82.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Design Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Design Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) CS Core Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Director
6 1 (3.57%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) XMPP
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) UNIX
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows NT
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Validation
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 4 (14.29%) Security Management
2 4 (14.29%) Information Security
2 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) WFM
5 1 (3.57%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (3.57%) CCIP
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) CCDA
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) Iperf
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Sybase
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Huawei
3 5 (17.86%) Ericsson
4 4 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) NetHawk
6 2 (7.14%) Mitel
6 2 (7.14%) Panasonic
7 1 (3.57%) Radware
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Nokia
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Empirix